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image volume 41/52 verso

Reference number

volume 41/52 verso

Purpose

[4] Record copy of a design for an entrance with lodges in a Doric style, April 1785

Aspect

Plan of half the foundations, Plan of half the Superstructure and two Section(s) for Sir Thos Beauchamp Proctor Bart

Scale

bar scale of ¼ of an inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

as above, These two 9 Inch / Walls for the timbers / of the floor should / not be built until / the Lodges are roofed, Leave Air holes in each ley of joists / thus, labelled 9 in: Walls to receive the floor (twice), Vacuity, No 2 / Principal / Rafters, Flue of Chimney, air hole (twice), Rafters 4" by 3", Oak 4 by 4, Platform for / Chimney Flue and dimensions given

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia, pink and yellow washes on laid paper (362 x 425)

Hand

Sanders, John (1768--1826), draughtsman
John Sanders (pupil 1784-90)

Watermark

fleur-de-lis

Level

Drawing

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